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Ashburn, VA
A 47-year-old male asked:

Could a parent with hiv pass the virus on when cleaning a child on the toilet if he has a small cut on a finger?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Unless you are actively bleeding from your cut, the toilet tissue or cleansing wipes you are using to clean the area should provide an adequate barrier.
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